DH 80 (Patho) Chapter 4


The most specific of the body's defense mechanisms against infection is?

The immune system

Which statement is false?

The secondary lesion of syphilis occurs at the site of inoculation with the organism

Perioral lesions of impetigo may resemble?

Herpes labialis

Which of the following is not associated with group A, B-hemolytic streptococcal infection?


Oral candidiasis is caused by a?

Yeastlike fungus

Which statement is false?

Erythematous candidiasis is usually completely asymptomatic

Which type of infection is involved when normal components of the oral microflora can cause disease?


The most characteristic clinical feature of herpes zoster is?

Unilateral distribution of lesions

A cytologic smear may be helpful in the diagnosis of?


Which condition is not associated with Epstein Barr virus?


Which of the following stages of syphilis is not infections?


Which of the following is not associated with syphilis?


Which of the following microorganisms causes tuberculosis?

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

A positive skin reaction to PPD indicates?

If a person has ever been infected with the tuberculosis bacteria

A specific clinical characteristic found in actinomycosis is?

Sulfur granules present in exudate

Which of the following is not a clinical characteristic of necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis?


Wbich of the following is not associated with chronic osteomyelitis?

All of the above
(sickle cell anemia, Paget disease of bone, radiation treatment involving bone)

Which of the following is not associated with development of oral candidiasis?


Verruca Vulgaris is?

Is caused by a Human Papillomavirus

Another name for a common wart is?

Verruca Vulgaris

Which of the following is caused by a papillomavirus and is considered a sexually transmitted disease?

Condyloma Acuminatum

Painful oral ulcers, gingivitis, fever, malaise, and cervical lymphadenopathy in a child younger than 6 years old would cause the hygienist to suspect which of the following diseases?

Primary Herpes Simplex Infection

The most common form of recurrent herpes simplex infection is?

Herpes Labialis

The primary infection with the varicella zoster virus is called?


Herpangina is caused by?


Antibody testing to determine whether a person has been infected with the human immunodeficiency virus includes which of the following test?

Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay and western blot

Which of the following oral conditions is an early sign of a deficiency in the immune system and is commonly found in patients with HIV?


Hairy leukoplakia most commonly occurs on the?

Lateral tongue

Which one of the following oral conditions is not a lesion associated with HIV or AIDS?


Linear gingival erythema has specific characteristics that include spontaneous bleeding, petechiae on the attached gingiva and alveolar mucosa, and a band of erythema at the gingival margin. Which one of the following statements is true?

Patients with linear gingival erythema do not respond to scaling or oral hygiene techniques, the gingival condition exists independently of the patients oral hygiene status.

Which of the following statements is false concerning primary herpetic gingivostomatisis?

The virus is able to survive outside the body and is therefore easily transmitted by fomites

Which of the following clinical features would help differentiate between recurrent oral mucosal simplex infection and recurrent apthous stomatisis?

The location of the ulcers, herpes simplex ulceration occur on keratinized epithelium and apthous ulcers occur on nonkeratinized epithelium

Which of the following statements is false concerning oral human papilloma virus HPV infection?

HPV is transmitted by droplet infection

Which os the following is the best diagnostic test for oral candidiasis?

A mucosal smear (cytologic preparation) showing fungal hyphae

Which of the following is the name of the oral lesions of primary syphilis?


All of the following statements are correct statements concerning HIV infection except one. Which one is the exception?

Antibodies to HIV are usually detectable in the blood by 2 weeks after infection

All of the following are characteristic features of hand-foot- and mouth disease except one. Which one is exception?

Is caused by Eptstein Barr Virus

Strawberry tongue" is associated with which condition?

Scarlet fever

Which one of the following is considered a deep fungal infection?